KCK voters will decide on August 7 whether to continue the 3/8-cent Public Safety and Neighborhood Infrastructure Sales Tax. Voters approved approved the tax in April 2010 with 70% of the vote. The tax will expire in July 2020. Voters are being asked to renew the sales tax for an additional 10 years.
The tax raises $10-million a year for public safety services and neighborhood infrastructure projects, including street repairs and curbs and sidewalks.
Voting to renew the tax will continue critical funding for public safety and neighborhood projects with a zero tax increase.The 2018 Community Survey shows citizens place a high priority on public safety and street improvements.